Municipal Auditorium – Harlingen TX

Description

Harlingen, Texas’s historic Municipal Auditorium was constructed as a federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project during the Great Depression. The building, which has been extensively modified on multiple occasions, is still in use today.

The PWA supplied a $60,000 loan and $23,700 grant toward the $87,089 total cost of the project. Work occurred between July 1935 and December 1936.

(PWA Docket No. TX 4724)

Source notes

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 180.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 4, 2014.

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Location Info


1204 Fair Park Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550

Coordinates: 26.199800, -97.708401

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